About 3M™ Novec™

  • At 3M, we use science to improve lives and support businesses. When it comes to the health and safety of your workers, the quality of your products, the environmental impact of your processes, and the protection of your critical infrastructure, assets and data, we are constantly seeking ways to do things better, safer and more responsibly. We develop 3M Novec engineered fluids with intention, to find solutions that clean, cool, coat and protect with a high level of performance and a large margin of safety – while helping minimise the environmental impact on the world we live in.

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Smart. Safe. Sustainable.

Performance without compromise

The high science behind Novec products can seem 'out of this world' to our customers! There are no compromises in terms of performance, safety or sustainability. Our products are specifically designed with that balance in mind by experts who know the performance you need. Our intent is to help you achieve your technical goals while supporting your mission and values. Choose 3M Novec and you won't have to choose between what's good for your business, your people, your world, the universe.....

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    Smart

    We've developed a versatile range of products to meet even your most challenging applications, whilst positively impacting your business and building your legacy for quality.

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    Safe

    We take our responsibility seriously, in delivering reliable solutions that don't force you to choose between performance and your workers' health.

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    Sustainable

    Leave a legacy and show your commitment to the earth by choosing a solution that is intentionally developed with sustainability in mind. All Novec products have zero ozone depletion potential (ODP) and low global warming potential (GWP). They are not targeted for regulatory phase-down, making them a lasting solution that can help achieve your vision for a greener, more sustainable world.


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Read insights and commentary on the latest news of importance to your business, written by 3M Novec's experts in fire suppression, solvent cleaning, carrier solvent and lubricant deposition, and electronics coating. Stay on top of new developments when you subscribe to receive our updates.

  • December 13, 2018

    US Case Study: Clean agent fire suppression in 999 call centers

    Across the U.S., there were more than 212 million emergency calls in 2017 alone.1 Each of those calls goes to a dispatcher in a 911 call center, who manages the crisis and helps get the right first responders to the scene.

    December 13, 2018
  • December 10, 2018

    View our short new animation on Novec Insulating Gases

    Explore how Novec Insulating Gases are enabling up to 99.99% reduction in greenhouse gas impact when used as an alternative to SF6 for the electric power industry.

    December 10, 2018 View our short new animation on Novec Insulating Gases View our short new animation on Novec Insulating Gases
  • October 05, 2018

    The HFC Phase-down: what it Means to the Industry

    Sustainable HFC alternatives are being sought as the F-gas Regulation impacts multiple industires across Western Europe.

    October 05, 2018 The HFC Phase-down: what it Means to the Industry The HFC Phase-down: what it Means to the Industry
  • October 02, 2018

    Advanced fire protection on-board Costa Crociere

    3M™ Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid protects 1700 passengers and 600 staff aboard the Costa Crociere.

    October 02, 2018

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